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Radiation therapy dosimetry using ImageJ

Abstract:

Dosimetry is a key activity in radiation therapy. A number of comercial packages are availables to develope this task, but ImageJ, with apropiate plugin programming, is a perfect tool for physical dosimetry. This work analyze the use of radiochromic films with a flatbed scanner and ImageJ. Plugins for gamma analysis (relative differences in distance and dose) and distance to agreement are developed and compared with the commercial packages.

Keywords:
Radiotherapy, Physical dosimetry

Author
Alberto Perez-Rozos

Organisation
Hospital Virgen de la Victoria. Radiofisica y Proteccion Radiologica

Homepage  www.radiofisica.org

Short Biography
Solid State physicist, with a postdoc specialization in Medical Physics. Actually working in radiotherapy, developing applications for quality assurance and physical dosimetry.

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